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." >> this is bbc world news america. i m.j. and o'brien. britain recognizes the main opposition group as the governing authority, but will it break the stalemate? still on alert in norway, the suffering from last week's attacks continue to grip the country as the government promises an investigation. and counting down to the olympics, with just one year to go. london is busy getting ready. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. after months of nato bombing and continuing combat on the ground, the international effort to remove moammar gaddafi from power got another boost today. britain declared but another governing authority and expel the remaining diplomats from london. this follows the move by the u.s. and paves the way to unfreezing millions in dollars. but will it make a difference on the ground? john simpson reports. >> 6:00 in the morning in the mountains. spies have warned of a buildup of pro gaddafi forces nearby, but these are not trained soldiers. they are just a bunch of volunteers. hours pass, and the gaddafi troops do not attack. the rebels w
on the ground? we have this report. >> the government now is a significant boost for them. britain is following the u.s. and france in intensify the pressure on the libyan regime. >> we no longer recognize them as the representatives of the libyan government, and we are inviting the transitional council to appoint a new diplomatic convoy to take over the embassy in london. >> the libyan embassy in london is in nights bridge. the ambassador here was expelled in may. now, they have three days to leave. the other diplomats must go, as well. and they must deal with the frozen assets, now controlled by opponents of the regime. this is an important symbolic moment, especially for the small group of rebel supporters, who come here but to replace the flag of the gaddafi regime with their alone. the question is, what difference will it make on the ground? joining the demonstrators today, a former financial adviser at the embassy. >> this is very positive. it is a psychological boost, and the council will be able to use those funds to help the libyan people, and hopefully, this is just the beginning. >>
was killed today inside a government compound by a suicide bomber. >>> britain has officially recognized libya's main opposition group as the legitimate government. >>> meanwhile in tripoli the convicted lockerbie bomber was spotted in a featured seat at a progadhafi rally. he was released from a scottish prison on so-called compassionate grounds nearly two years ago after his lawyers argued that he was dying of prostate cancer. he's apaurptly still very much with us. 270 people died on pan am flight 103 over scotland more than 22 years ago. >>> and ground zero first responders sufferingç from cancr will not be compensated by the government for their illness. a federal medical team reports there is not enough evidence to show a cause and effect connection linking their cancer directly to their exposure to dust and debris. the finding means as of now they do not qualify for federal benefits for their treatment. >>> the united nations says that a plane carrying ten tons of nutritional supplements is now on its way finally to famine stricken somalia. this airlift is only a fraction of what
at home. ray suarez has our report. >> suarez: britain today added itself to a list of more than 30 countries, including the united states, now giving diplomatic recognition to the rebels' national transitional council. british foreign secretary william hague: >> the national transitional council has shown its commitment to a more open and democratic libya, something that it is working to achieve through an inclusive political process. this is in stark contrast to qaddafi whose brutality against the libyan people has stripped him of all legitimacy. >> suarez: hague also said the move paves the way for the rebels to get access to $150 million of libyan oil money held in britain. and he announced the expulsion of the few remaining envoys from colonel qaddafi's regime within three days, but they could reportedly be given more time if they choose to defect. qaddafi, meanwhile, continues to reject calls to step down and in a further act of defiance, libyan state television yesterday showed the lockerbie bomber abdelbaset al megrahi at a pro-government rally. his appearance comes nearly t
. in virginia, a look and 95 traffic. the headlights are out of springfield. everything is open between britain and baltimore. back to you. >> thank you. >>> for decades happy meals have been a staple in many children's diets. now mcdonnell's is making some changes to the happy meal in an effort to make it healthier. caroline has details. >> hamburger, soft drink, and french fries. >> they are the ingredients of happy meals. ronald mcdonald and his app e- mail -- and his happy meal makes children happy. >> i like that comes with french fries. >> concerns about south could obesity are getting bigger and a happy meal is getting smaller. >> i have always said one of the problem we have is the portions are much bigger than they used to be. >> she is thrilled that the happy meal will come with only half the amount of french fries and will always come with apple's. >> apples. >> the change comes after a critics pointed out that not one thappy meal combination met nutritional standards. the new one as 15% less sodium and 20% less saturated fat. >> i still think it's a lot of calories for the portion.
the right thing. great britain were in the same place about a year ago. their debt was downgraded, this he had aaa, they lost it. they did the right thing, made some really hard, tough choices and they got the aaa back so you know, this isn't written in stone. we can -- our future is in our own making. we just have to do it. >> mark zandi thank you for making the time. good talking with you. >> thank you. >>> here's erica. >> thanks, as if congress needed any more problems, one of its members is quitting due to a sex scandal. bill whitaker has that story. >> reporter: congress may have trouble agreeing on almost anything but when it comes to one of their own and the subject is sex, they can act with blazing speed. oregon democrat david wu, who has served 13 years in the house, abruptly resigned on tuesday under heavy pressure from fellow democrats. this after allegations from the teenage daughter of a campaign donor allegedly accusing wu of an unwanted sexual encounter. >> the leadership probably figured that there wasn't much downside to getting him to resign. >> reporter: it was not the
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britain. the conflict there in libya has gone under the public's radar recently because of more pressing economic concerns here in washington. but national cute correspondent jennifer griffin tells us -- national security correspondent jennifer griffin tells the nato mission is still unaccomplished. >> this is a video broadcast on libya state television tuesday of the pan am lockerbie bomber rallying support for libyan leader muammar qaddafi in downtown tripoli. the lockerbie bomber was released on compassionate grounds by a scottish judge two years ago, because he was reportedly dying of cancer. but he's still standing, as is muammar qaddafi, five months after the start of an operation the white house said would be brief. >> i said at the outset, this was going to be a matter of days and not weeks. >> it's no longer costly american tomahawk missiles being used to protect the libyans from the dictator, but the cost for the mission continues to skyrocket. the u.s. taxpayer is paying 75% of nato's operating costs. >> we know it's costing us between $2 million and $3 million a day now. we'v
britain owned by fox news channel's parent company, arrival paper cited unnamed services and accusing news of the world of trying to get the phone records of lend victims. last week, a spokesman said that there is no evidence of hacking and said this was businesses on speculation but the meeting is happening with the attorney general, august 24th. we will have coverage. new developments in the case against warren jeffs, the polygamist sex leader accused of sexually assaulting two underable girls that he married. he was on the most wanted list at one point with bin laden and a judge is hearing opening motions today after a long jury selection process and if convicted, he could face maximum sentence of 119 years it live in prison. there is big news from somebody on another network today. trace, who is the woman who first brought charges against him saying the ed in the trial will open the eyes of the world? >>trace: she goes on to say when the evidence comes out it will shock the word. she is 22, now married with two kids but she says when she was 14 that warren forced her to marry her 19-y
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has been brought. >> reporter: britain is now the third nato member after france and the u.s. to recognize the rebels known as the transitional national council. britain is expelling gadhafi's representatives from london and requesting the rebels send an ambassador, but now the rebels say they would be okay if moammar gadhafi remains in libya as long as he retires from power. more salt in the wound for nato, the pan-am 103 bomber appeared at a rally in tripoli on tuesday, he was released from a scottish prison because he was supposed to be dying of cancer. lawmakers on capitol hill continue to bristle at not having been consulted about the decision. buck mckeon says he received a last minute call on the eve of the conflict, the president said he wanted to see him in an hour. >> we don't have a plane fast enough to get me back from california to the white house, and the thing is the day before, thursday, was st. patrick's day. and we had a lunch here in the rayburn room with the president, the vice president, the speaker. i shook hands with the president, vice president. and
-year-old tom daley from britain taking the first dive in the new $442 million aquatic center. he recently qualified for his second olympics. london is expected to welcome more than 10,000 athlete frs 200-plus countries, and they'll bring along 10,000 coaches and officials, 20,000 media personnel, and countless visitors. >>> oh, no! boy, is that a large gaffe. >> well, that one hurt. the big lea san diego padre orlando hudson made a little league error last night. he forgot how many outs there were. hudson came over to catch a pop-up hit by ryan roberts, then throws the ball into the stands. nice gesture, but there's just one problem. it was only the second out in the inning. hudson immediately tried to get the ball back, but it was too late. the umpire awarded the base runner on third a walk home, and the diamondbacks went up 4-0 and eventually won the game 6-1. oops. >> he's kicking himself. >>> 5:20. a nationals executive is apologizing this morning for a mental error of a different sort. doug harris, the director of player development for the nats, came under fire after he com
't look at foggy as yesterday but it is hard to tell right now. we'll be right back. >>> britain is now officially recognizing libya's opposition group as the country's legitimate government. foreign secretary says they are unfreezing oil assets to help the transitional council. the officials say they are dispelling all diplomates from owemar ga dav fi's regime. >>> there is pro gadafi rally. malgama was convicted of the bombing that kill 250 people and most americans and he was released from a scottish prison in 2009 on humanitarian grounds after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. >>> 5:18 is the time and i will have been thinking the roof is less foggy but looks more foggy from the golden gate bridge. do you think more foggy today. >> for those that will see fog it will be thicker. people inland won't notice any difference between today and yesterday but where we had light fog yesterday lit be heavier this morning and you can see that in these live shots but like yesterday it will burn off by noontime and the temperatures will be warm. san francisco will be 66 with a high and some
as additional pressure has been brought. >> reporter: britain is the third nato member to recognize the libyan rebels known as the transitional national council. britain is expelling libya's representatives from the embassy in landon. but the rebels say they would be okay if libyan president qaddafi remains in libya. more salt in the wound for nato. the pan am 103 lockerbie bomber appeared at a pro qaddafi rally tuesday. he like qaddafi appeared to still be standing. is there not much talk about this libyan war from the white house, or from the pentagon. about it many important to remember that u.s. taxpayers pay 3/4 of nato's operating costs for this mission and other nato missions. martha? >martha: thank you very much for the update. you may have heard. white house spokesman jay carney warning again that they are now just 6 days until the federal government starts to run short of cash. we have competing bills in congress as both sides try to make this issue their own way. so how is this getting across to the public? spoathe -- to the public? pollster frank luntz joins me. >> it's not getting
. if they believe that that isn't the case, then again the aaa goes. one of the reasons, wolf, britain has embarked on this draconian austerity, they believed the market was going to blow up uk bonds. it was warned it was on a negative. the u.s. has been warned it's on a negative watch. and it hasn't managed to put together this deal yet to actually avoid default. so you've got to ask yourself, maybe the rating agencies are doing their job in actually warning that something is smelly under the hood. >> richard, how does the rest of the world see what's happening in the united states right now. you're in london. >> which word would you like many eto use? flabber gasterred, bewildered, horrified, alarmed, concerned? any one of them will do. what people are saying at the very top level, and they will not say it publicly yet, but if you talk to policymakers, they will say what the heck are they playing at over there in the u.s.? don't they realize they're playing with fire. wolf, remember back many lehman brother, what was so damaging was not just lehman brothers, it was the uncertainty, the dislocatio
. there are no delays on marin county for the golden gate bridge. >> the time is 8:50 a.m.. britain is officially recognizing libya's main opposition group as the country's legitimate government. the foreign secretary says that they are unfreezing $150 million of libyan oil assets to help the group known as the national transitional council. grande officials say that they are expelling all diplomats from the regime of muammar gaddafi. the only man convicted in the 1980 bombing of u.s. aircraft in scotland has appeared at a program of the rally. here he is highlighted in the videos taken yesterday. >> here is new video in the bombing from downtown oslo last week. here is more video from downtown oslo. whoa the bombing and shootings killed at least 76 people. >> we're back with more and a couple of minutes. a live look at the numbers on the dow. the dow was down 95. >> 0 stay on wall street. the dow was down 106 points. -- it's a rough day on wall street. >> to the death of amy winehouse is creating a major spike in her out of sales. 37 albums -- thousand albums sold in this week. the 27 year-old d
? >> you know what, it's a big thing for me, especially when i put that vest on. have the great britain supporters behind me. i'm excited. >> reporter: less than an hour away the american invasion has already begun. the white water center, home of the kayak and canoe event. when you look at this course and think a year out, what fires you up? >> i love this course. it's big white water, americans historically are good at white water. >> reporter: to test the waters and put one of the lead appreciated works to ourselves, brent kyle invited a novice on board. your best advice is what? >> the less you do, the better we are. >> the less i do the better we are? >> yes. >> appreciate that vote of confidence. come on! oh, boy! oh! oh, boy. the real celebrations are still to come in a city that embraces the majesty of the old and the excitement of the new. >> we will do it in a way that we believe is spectacular and it will be spectacular. it's going to be great for the world to watch. it's going to be great for our children to watch. it's going to be exciting. ♪ >> reporter: that white water
don't think we have gotten to the bottom of this deal that great britain and scotland signed off on. i think the united states in a wink, signed off as well. it's a disgrace. >> it hasn't smelled right since then. he's still up and around. let's turn to sports now. i know you watched the end of the game. you were up late. >> i did. >> a wild night in atlanta. the ninth inning. a guy on third. great call from the dugout as the braves pitch out and catch mike mchenry at third. they sniff out the squeeze. extra innings. bases loaded in the 12th. in the 16th now. pittsburgh rips it down the line. look at the rookie. a nice leaping catch there. a couple pirates screaming for an end. way past their bedtime. a base hit wins it for atlanta. nice play. we are tied at three. 19th inning, folks getting a little strange. they are all the beer cups he could find at turner field. here is the play at the plate. julio tries to score. it appears he's out by five feet. he never touched the plate. >> oh, my god! >> the umpire calls him safe. safe. >> he wants to go home. >> he wanted to get back to the h
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